Why Was Abish Mentioned by Name? by Book of Mormon Central | Meridian Magazine - LDSmag.com | Abish was remarkable for many reasons. First, she is one of the few named women in the Book of Mormon. Here are the other reasons she stands out.
At the time of Christ’s death, the Book of Mormon describes darkness and destruction among the Nephites and Lamanites. Due to the accounts of a darkness that could be felt and which lasted three days, LDS scholars and geologists have suggested that the event requires both an earthquake and volcanic eruption. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/what-caused-the-darkness-and-destruction-in-the-34th-year
Did you know that “the original Book of Mormon chapter divisions ignore the chapter system found in the King James Bible”? Instead, as other scholars have noted, the Book of Mormon’s division of Isaiah follows an intricate and larger literary or thematic scheme. Find out more at http://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/can-textual-studies-help-readers-understand-the-isaiah-chapters-in-2-nephi #Isaiah #LDS #Mormon #BookofMormon #Translation
Not only does the presence of chiasmus, parallelisms, & other repeating patterns provide evidence for the Book of Mormon’s Hebraic roots, it also helps modern readers appreciate the beauty of the text and focus their attention on the key points of rich doctrine that it contains. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-did-king-benjamin-use-parallelisms-so-extensively-in-his-speech #Chiasmus #Parallelisms #Mormon #LDS #BookofMormon #Knowhy
There have been discoveries concerning the name “Sariah” mentioned in the Book of Mormon. The name has now been proven as a real female Semitic name used during Nephi's time, something Joseph Smith couldn’t have known. Learn more http://www.knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/were-any-ancient-israelite-women-named-sariah-0. #knowhy #bible #bookofmormon #lds #mormon #sariah